The Viking Magazine

Wrestling suffers a tough loss to Los Gatos, 45-24

Erik Anderson ('13) lost by a single point against his opponent. He was the last wrestler of the dual which ended with Paly losing 45-21.

Emy Kelty

January 27, 2011

The Palo Alto High School wrestling team suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of the Los Gatos Wildcats Thursday night at Los Gatos, 45-21. The match-up was one of the most anticipated dual meets of the entire season. “If we [had] won this dual, we probably would have won leagues in d...

Wrestling routs Wilcox, 58-13

Lonsky maneuvers just before pinning his opponent. Paly won the dual, 58-13.

Alan Lamarque

January 21, 2011

The Palo Alto High School wrestling team blew out the Wilcox Chargers 58-13 Thursday night in Paly’s big gym. Just 18 seconds into his match in the 130 pound weight class, Trent Marshall (‘13) started off for the Vikings with an impressive pin. “It’s happened before,” Marshall said. “I...

Wrestling team defeats Monta Vista, 39-33

Kalen Gans ('12) goes for a pin against a Monta Vista wrestler.

Emy Kelty, Marina Foley, and Alan Lamarque

January 12, 2011

The Paly wrestling team narrowly defeated the Monta Vista Matadors, 39-33, on Tuesday night at Monta Vista. The Paly wrestling team narrowly defeated the Monta Vista Matadors, 39-33, on Tuesday night at Monta Vista. Heading into the dual, the Vikings expected a positive outcome. However, in the e...

Brief: Wrestling crushes Saratoga

Emy Kelty

January 6, 2011

The Palo Alto High School wrestling team beat out Saratoga High School in the Saratoga Dual meet on Thursday at Saratoga. The Vikings crushed the Saratoga team, winning 10 of the 13 matches. George Keller ('14), Joey Chistopherson ('12), Nick Ortiz ('12), Gary Hohbach ('13), Gunner Felt ('14),...

Wrestler Ryan Oshima (’12) has high expectations for his next three years on varsity

Wrestler Ryan Oshima ('12) has high expectations for his next three years on varsity

Mary Albertolle, Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2009

In most sports, a competitor losing consciousness usually causes uproar. But in the sport judo, Ryan Oshima ('12) regularly hooks his arm under his opponent's to knock him out. Oshima, only a sophomore, excels in both wrestling and judo by blending moves from each of his sports into a unique style....

Hazing

Peter Johnson

December 10, 2007

David, a Palo Alto High School senior and varsity football player, remembers his first hazing experience, when his hands were held behind his back and his legs spread open next to a pool table. “It all happened pretty fast,” said David, who like the other students quoted in this story has had...

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